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Frank "Jake" Cresta Feb 07, 1926 - Nov 30, 2018

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Frank “Jake” Cresta, age 92, passed away peacefully on November 30, 2018 at his home in Brookhaven, PA. Jake was born and raised in Chester and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Jake was a partner in Morroni and Cresta Auto Body in Chester and the Cresmor Inn in Aston. He was a parishioner of Our Lady of Charity Church, a member of the Men of Malvern for over 50 years, and a member and past president of the Christopher Columbus Memorial Association. Jake was a loving husband, father, and grandfather and will be truly missed by his family.

He was the son of the late Joseph and Helen Cresta and brother to the late Nicholas, Philomena, and Joseph.

SURVIVORS: His loving wife of 68 years: Stella Marie Cresta; children: Barbara Hammond (Tim), Patricia McDermott (Lee), Frank Cresta (Michelle), and Linda Udovich (Michael); and grandchildren: Laura, Michael, Jake, Nick, and Leah.

VISITATION: Thursday, December 6, 2018 from 9:00-10:45 am at Our Lady of Charity Church, 231 Upland Rd., Brookhaven, PA 19015.

MEMORIAL MASS: Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 11:00 am at Our Lady of Charity Church.

INURNMENT: Immaculate Heart of Mary Cemetery, Linwood, PA.




Service Location

Our Lady Of Charity Church

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Begins: Dec 06, 2018 11:00am - 11:45am

231 Upland Road

Brookhaven, PA 19015

Cemetery Location

Immaculate Heart Of Mary Cemetery

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Dec 06, 2018 12:30pm - 12:45pm

1701 Market Street

Linwood, PA 19061


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gc says:

Submitted on: Dec 08, 2018

My sincere condolences to the family. May the God of all comfort give you the comfort you need to endure this difficult time and the days ahead (Isaiah 57:15)

Marie Williams says:

Submitted on: Dec 03, 2018

Linda, my heartfelt condolences go out to you and your family at this time. May all the memories of your Dad bring peace & smiles to you during this difficult period.

Scott Sherman says:

Submitted on: Dec 03, 2018

Thoughts and prayers go out to all Jake's family and friends. May everyone find the strength knowing how he lived his life and touched so many near and far.

Mary Mattus Rash says:

Submitted on: Dec 02, 2018

Mr. Cresta was a great example of a God loving/Family loving man. My favorite memory of Jake is his walk home to his back gate from OLC singing ‘Holy,Holy,Holy ‘. Jake’s kindness towards our Uncle George was always appreciated! Jake: hug my family in heaven for me!

Judy Mattus Cabanaw says:

Submitted on: Dec 01, 2018

This family has been a part of my life. I loved her Dad. He loved his wife and children. So loyal. Rest in Peaxe Mr Cresta. Say hello to my family up there. Your friends from way back. Always in my heart. Judy Mattus Cabanaw and husband Jeff and Linda’s godchild, Michael Abbott Jr and all our children and family.

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